In Australia, four teenagers in the Sydney Opera House are horrified to hear the news that nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming conflagration. At the film's end, it is left uncertain whether Sydney will be hit by nuclear weapons, although the US spy facility at Pine Gap has been obliterated.
As nuclear war breaks out, they've got one night to live the rest of their life...
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Did You Know?
The time the nuclear device hit Jervis Bay is quoted on the radio in Eastern Standard Time. The film is set mostly on New Year's Eve and New South Wales has had summer daylight savings since 1971. The time should have been quoted as Eastern Daylight Time or Easter Summer Time. See more
Nuclear bombs... if you think about it, if there was a kid in outer-space doing a science project on human-beings, he'd have to say we're all crazy.
Gymnopédie no. 1
Written by Erik Satie
Played by Michael Kelly See more